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A water bomber and a air tanker battle a blaze on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C. Over 2500 residents of the area were evacuated when the fire suddenly grew in size threatening nearby homes.

JONATHAN HAYWARD/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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A water bomber drops water on a hillside in West Kelowna, B.C. Over 2500 residents of the area were evacuated when the fire suddenly grew in size threatening nearby homes.

JONATHAN HAYWARD/THE CANADIAN PRESS

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland looks at a pheasant as it walks across the eighth green during the second round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England .

CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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A boy jumps into artist Jeppe Hein's interactive fountain Appearing Rooms on the Southbank during a hot day in London

NEIL HALL/Reuters

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Israeli tanks manoeuvre outside the northern Gaza Strip. Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday and warned it could "significantly widen" an operation Palestinian officials said was killing ever greater numbers of civilians.

RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS

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A Palestinian man inspects the damage by an Israleli strike at the Inteiz family house in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip. Three members of the family were killed overnight when a tank shell hit the family house, according to the family. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers.

Lefteris Pitarakis/AP

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Palestinians inspect the rubble of a building to pick up their usable belongings after it was hit by an Israeli missile strike in Gaza City. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers.

Hatem Moussa/AP

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Netream Netzleam holds the body of her daughter Razel, 1, who medics said died on Friday from injuries sustained in an Israeli air strike on Thursday afternoon, at her funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip . Israel stepped up its ground offensive in Gaza early on Friday pounding targets with artillery fire and using tanks and infantry to battle Hamas fighters.

FINBARR O'REILLY/REUTERS

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The historic Red Mill on the banks of the South Branch Raritan River in Clinton, N.J.

Rich Schultz/AP

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Huge tanks are seen along the side of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia as operations to refloat it to tow it away got underway on the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. The heavily listing ship was dragged upright in a daring maneuver last September, and then crews fastened huge tanks to its flanks to float it. Towing is set to begin July 21. It's about 200 nautical miles (320 kilometers) to Genoa's port and the trip is expected to take five days.

Gregorio Borgia/AP

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A woman rides her electric bicycle against the strong wind and heavy rainfall as Typhoon Rammasun hits Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. A super typhoon slammed into China on Friday killing one person, as the government ordered an all-out effort to prevent loss of life from a storm that has already killed at least 64 people in the Philippines. Rammasun made landfall at Wenchang city on south China's island province of Hainan on Friday afternoon.

CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Fishermen are transported to a safer area amid strong wind and heavy rainfall at a port as Typhoon Rammasun hits Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. A super typhoon slammed into China on Friday killing one person, as the government ordered an all-out effort to prevent loss of life from a storm that has already killed at least 64 people in the Philippines. Rammasun made landfall at Wenchang city on south China's island province of Hainan on Friday afternoon.

CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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Britain's Tonia Couch dives as she competes in the women's 10m platform final during the 19th FINA Diving World Cup at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai.

CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS

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The onopordum acanthium or Scottish thistle is seen growing in Finsbury Park in London. The Scottish thistle is the national symbol of Scotland and inspired the mascot for this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Scottish separatists are closing the gap on their unionist rivals as a September independence referendum draws nearer, according to a poll.

SUZANNE PLUNKETT/REUTERS

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A fighter jet belonging to forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad flies in the sky, as the moon is seen in the background, from the town of Morek in Hama province.

RASEM GHAREEB/Reuters

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